|Document ID (ISN)||60498|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0378-6978 - Official Journal of the European Communities - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes
|Convention or series no.
||Council Directive 90/220/EEC of 23 April 1990 on the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms [CEC]
||Directive 90/220/CEE du Conseil, du 23 avril 1990, relative à la dissémination volontaire d'organismes génétiquement modifiés dans l'environnement [CCE] [in French]|
||8 May 1990, Vol.33, No.L.117, p.15-27.
||The objective of this Directive is to approximate the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the member States and to protect human health and the environment when carrying out the deliberate release of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the environment and placing on the market products containing GMOs. Definitions, obligation of notification and detailed information about the content of the notification, role of competent authorities in the evaluation of the notification and written consent to proceed to the release or to the placing on the market of products containing GMOs by the competent authority. Setting up by the Commission of a system of exchange of the information contained in the notifications. Annexes: techniques of genetic modification referred to in the directive, information required in the notification.
||dangerous substances; European Communities; biological hazards; neighbourhood protection; genetic engineering
||microorganisms; directive; authorization of dangerous work; hazard evaluation
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||European Union|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)